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Some say beauty is in the eyes of a beholder,
But you don’t know beauty until it’s too late.
It’s like trying to capture a sunset
As the sun is slipping away,
Now it’s too late.
As the world slowly rotates,
The entire ocean grasps its life,
Wanting to hold on a little more tightly.
As you imagine the universe lying in your bed,
Think about the beauty and how soon it will be dead.
“Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.” - Henry David Thoreau



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KrasotaThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 11, 2013 at 10:45 am:
I really like this poem, especially how you included the quote at the end :D Great job!
 
Webberalt replied...
Jun. 11, 2013 at 12:05 pm :
Thank you so much! 
 
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